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Saucer
  • Saucer
    Kändler, Johann Joachim, born 1706 - died 1775
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Saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1741 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kändler, Johann Joachim, born 1706 - died 1775 (modeller)
    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Museum number:

    32-1908

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 22, shelf 2

Physical description

Saucer of hard-paste porcelain. Moulded in wavy lobes with scallop shells in relief inside rim. Painted in enamel colours with a central roundel of diaper and floral ornament in Imari style around which are arranged three 'island style' chinoiseries. Gilt reliefs and edge. Outside poor quality Indian flowers.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)

Date

ca. 1741 (made)

Artist/maker

Kändler, Johann Joachim, born 1706 - died 1775 (modeller)
Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

Crossed swords
Factory mark, in blue

An illegible number
Impressed

Dimensions

Diameter: 17.2 cm

Descriptive line

Saucer, hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt, modelled by Johann Joachim Kändler, made at Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, ca. 1741

Production Note

Attribution from the manuscript catalogue dates from about 1970 and was compiled by William Hutton of the Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio.

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Islands; Diaper-work; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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